Obit: Schmidt, Violet M. #2 (1942 - 2008)
Contact: R. Lipprandt
Surnames: Eidahl, Hamm, Hill, Jorstad, Kaletka, Schmidt
----Source: The Tribune Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.), Vol. 48, No. 7, Wednesday, February 13, 2008, p. 17
Schmidt, Violet M. (Hamm) (8 Sept. 1942 - 5 Feb. 2008)
Violet Schmidt, 65, Marshfield, Wisconsin, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2008, at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Marshfield.
A memorial service was held Feb 8, at Zion Lutheran Church, Stratford, with Reverend Sue Eidahl presiding. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in the Town of Holway, Taylor County at a later date.
Violet was born on Sep. 8, 1942, in Holway Township, Taylor County, to Geroge Michael and Milsom Myra (Jorstad) Hamm.
She was united in marriage to Lee Schmidt on Sep. 19, 1959 in Dorchester, Wis.
Violet worked for Norwood Health Care Center, Marshfield, and owned Schmidt’s Repair with her husband. They later drove semi as a team for 1 ½ years until she started waitressing. She waitressed at Ron’s Chuckwagon, Edison House and at West 14th Street before retiring.
She enjoyed baking and crocheting afghans. Violet was awarded "2001 Restaurant Employee of the Year."
Violet is survived by her husband, Lee; three children, Sheila (Donald) Kaletka, Menominee, MI, Michael (Sue) Schmidt, Marshfield, and Brenda Russell) Hill, Stratford; four grandchildren; three brothers, Aldon (Patricia) Hamm, Dorchester, Robert (Helen) Hamm, Spencer and George (Beth) Hamm, Owen.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and a granddaughter.
Rembs Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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